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Mobile Phone Security Tips

Be Aware of IMEI Number

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Record the 15-digit IMEI number of your mobile phone - the IMEI is located on the back of your phone, underneath the battery or dial *#06# on your keypad, the IMEI code will appear on the phone's display panel.

The IMEI code is important detail for An Garda Siochana if your phone is stolen so please store it safely.


Lock your GSM phone to your SIM card.


Enable the PIN (personal identification number) security feature of your mobile phone so it can only be used if the PIN has been keyed in


Keep your phone locked at all times (if your phone has this menu function)